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only newspaper publish** Newport News that receive full news eervlce of ine I elated Press. VOL. XV. MO. ,?2. FFTEEN'WITNESSES YET TO TAKE STAND Annexation Proceedings Can? not be Concluded Before Tuesday Afternoon. RESIDENTS OK COUNTY OBJECT TO COMING IN Various Citizens. Most of Whom Live in the Salter's Creek Section, Tell Court They Do Not Want to Live Within City Limits?County Officers, IFroni a Staff Corres|?ondent.) HAMPTON. VA . May 14.- Fifty five witnesses have been examined iu the Boulevard annexation proceed ings (luring the four days Judge It. Carter Scott has been sitting in the Circuit Court, and fifteen of the wit? nesses lor the counly remain to be hear.I. Judge Scott adjourned court at 4:]u o'clock this afternoon and took the evening train fyjr Richmond. The judge is scheduled to sit in the Circuit Court of Richmond Monday morning, but he expects fo arrange to have some other jurist take his place there so he can return to Hamp? ton Monday and resume the trial of the annexation ease at 10 o'clock. All of the witnesses yet to be placed on the stand were recognized in the sum of $100 to appear Monday. Although it was hoped at one time that this case would be concluded to? night, it is now apparent that it will be impossible to close .the argument before late Tuesday afternoon. Eliza? beth City county's witnesses hardly tan be disposed of before late Mon? day afternoon, and then the petition? ers and the city of Newport News will have some evidence in rebuttal. Making Good Progress. This morning tne nearing progress? ed very slowly; the attorneys battled continually over the admission of evidence and the county's witnesses were severely cross-examined by Mi ssrs. Ratchelor and Massie. In the afternoon. however, things went along at a more lively pace and dur? ing the closing hour witness after witness was heard. Various people living in the territory projiosed to be; annexed, especially in what is known as the Salter's creek or Uermantown section, took the stand this afternooni and testified that they strongly op-j |x?se annexation to the city. Messrs. Balchelor and Massie did not cross-j < xamme these witnesses, defending upon the apgiearance of the men and the nature of their direct testimony: to accomplish the purfiose of cross examination. Fifteen Witnesses Heard. Fifteen witnesses were examined Unlay, a majority of them being on the stand during the brief afternoon s? ssion. When court opened today T. II -mith who Was ol the stand at adjo-rnn-eif last ri; l.i was recalled. Wr. 4>r..itb former!'- liw.i in Newport News, in, ,n???>. ti th.- Bewsevsrd in order to r.iti a da'ry 'arm. He came erS of Use ( iv to : void city taxes and to ttf :? fie prnil?ve o' keeping cat? tle and betas lie was op|?osed to an ii xaiioi 8. J. Hopkins, a Joiner employed St the New|>ort News shipyard, testi ed that he lives n'-ar the old street car line in the territory proposed to he annexed. He said he did not want to live in the city and was opposed to the proposed extension of the limits. Witness declared that he owns several houses in Newport News and that their rental value has depreciated re? cently. JeRirio?i Sinclair. Ii If- rson Sim-lair. * civil engineer, sul mined i i l be .nir. a map showing ? he nnn?htr .in i b-cstion of the houses I.. tic ;?rii cry desired to be ann-ned. and < . f . S-.irlair. who as? sisted in making the map swore as to ihe authenticity an I correct neon of the papers. Frank I .eke, son or Jolt. B. Iaxke. one of Tf<e largest prop i y owners in the serf ion bet *>-?n ??an'plon snd Newpnr: News, le-cifi .? .,. j. oppose** to annexation He gt.e BBS Saures shneinr ibe assessment of the l^ake properfy snd said the* his father paid taxes on the land aaaeswed si MAX la the territory proposed to be annexed He compared tbe aseeesraents of property In Elisabeth Cllv rnunty with tbst in the city of Newport News. Mr I -ake was < l-eely cross-examin? ed ss to the isxee paid on his rowaty proper? *. ".mpur.d with 'he tax. ? on his properly In the city. He had said that the city tsxre aanoejited an IJon pcrcrn' the coonty taxes The wltn'ss bad mneMerable trouble try? ing tn explain fftbx Commissioner of Revenue Booker f'nmmleetnner of Revenue Harry W. Bo-dirr. of Elisabeth Cpv oenty. save en Interesting statement .bnwlnc the seseeaaaste veseee of raw several tract leeti?ded la Ike territory to be (Corftnwed ea Seventh Page) VICIOUS ATTACK BY CAT ON MOTHER AND CHILD After Battle With North Carolina Family the Feline it Killed? Will Examine Head. (By Associated Pres? ) ASHEVILLE. N. C. May 14.?A large gray cat this aftcrn on attacked the four-year-old son of William Ward, of Reeius Crwek township, seven miles from this city, biting the child in one eye and badly lacerating its face and hands. The child's mother, who rushed to the resc ue of her boy on hearing his . ries. wus badly s< ratched about the face and neck. The mother's screams br ught Mr Waid tmni his yard and he in turn was attacked by the in? furiated feline. The father ran into an adjoining *room and. returning with a shot gun. killed the cast 3s It was about to re? new- its attack on bis child. It is supposed that the animal was seized with a tit and the bead will be sent lo the State department of health at Raleigh. OFFICER KM.LS NEGRO. Durham Policemen Have TrouDle Raiding Gambling Joint. (By Associated Presto ; TilTUlAM. K C, May 14?In alley tonight Patrolman W. A. Cobb shot and instantlv killed Tom llaw |kins. colored, while attempting to ar rest a gang of gamblers. The negro j I had shot and burned the eyelashs fff of Sergant Pendergrass and had shot gun -rveled at Cobb. when the of-1 ; fleer shot him through the heart. j The coroner's jury tonight exon I erated the officer. Railway Comptroller Dead. (By Associated i-r-s? ) PHILADELPHIA. PA.. May 14 ? Max Rybenack. comptroller of the Pennsylvania Railroad Comjiany. died at hia home fh Atlantic City tonight after a long illness. Deatn was due to a complication of heart and kidney diseases. Will Mi M BISHOP M. E. Conference Committee Throws Out Charges. HIS CHARACTER UP NEXT: i High Church Officials is Accused of. Mal-Admintstation and Investiga-; tion is Made?Election of Bishops | Will Take Place Tomorrow. (By Associated Press ? ASHEVILLE. X. C. May 14.?After strenuous labors of the delegates to the general conference of the Metho? dist Episcopal Church. South, great satisfaction is expressed that tomor? row will be a day of rest. Nearly every Protestant pulpit will be filled by distinguished ministers and great crowds at the churches are expected. Bishop Not Disturbed. Itishop Morrison. against whom! i r-ages of mal-administration are I lodged, and whose case Is now he tore a committee of investigation to decide whether or not a trial is neces? sary, seems not to be much disturb? ed by the charges and his friends d< ( lare that the committee will nn-i that j no trial will be necessary. The mat ler will come before the conferenc -! Mondav when the result of the find Ing of the committee will be made j Known. Judge E C. O'Rear. of Ken? tucky, is rcprescntinc Bishop M?rri SOB. The election of bishops will take place Monday and the concensus of opinion is that Revs. J. C. Kilgo and ('?olllns Denny will be elected on the first ballot. Reads the Charge. In the midat of the anprniag ass j ?ana Dr. OOftSon Denny. tttatjVian of] the committee of episrhaaacr. nouncrd that he had received a letter| charging Bishop Morrison with mal I administration. The letter, ha ame from W. P Packard, of Texas conference Conpiderabic dct-jtr ensued as toj whether a complaint, hrmiaht Mishop Morrison h> .he Clay Street! Church. Richmond. Va . should be re | ferred to the committee of lion to he appointed hy bishops It; was finally so referred. An additional report from tl cow tri i tee retard so melon of from ?4 one to $? *?? pee annum and retired bishops from tt.ene to letft*. Cheepee Thrown Out. At a hate honr tonight the commit tee on Investigation In the ease nf| Pishoft Morrison decided that no trial on any of nd all The mat'er of the htsaop's charac? ter now gnea hack to toe c-weeOt'ee on episcopacy sad It la lievrd that It rranneaurtn la case of an adver? frmght out on the floor of the NKWPOR' JAIL DOORS CLOSE ON CITY DRAFTERS Former Pittsburg Councilmen are Sentenced and Heavily Fined. PLEA OF NO DEFENSE FAILS TO SAVE THEM Convicted M?n Appeal Their Cases to Superior Court on Ground of Al? leged Promise cf Immunity Because of Pleading Guilty to Charge?Bank Employes Are Sent to Work House. (By Associated Press.) PITTSBFRO. May 14? Sentence was imiHiscd today in the Criminal Court on five of the men who plead? ed no defense to charges of graft in connection with Reitsburg munici? pal a flan.- Five former councilmeo faced a court of f ur judges and learned their fate. The sentences ranged In length fioni focr to eight m< nths in jail. In additiou to vhe jail sentences heavy fines are also Imposed. In every case the men sentenced to? day were ordered committed to the Allegheny county jail, but later Hugh Ferguson and Charles Stewart, f r nier count ihnen, were granted a re? spite on a writ of sti|M>rsedcas, and were released on $in,ooo bonds. Appeals have been taken to the Superior Court which meets in Phila? delphia in July. The appeals are based upon an alleged promise of im? munity because of their plea of no> defense. The five men senteuced and their tines are as toil ws: Sentence and Pines. Charles Stewart, jsjpaer select t nur.cilman, sentenced foelrfif months in the county jail and fined S?'K). i Hugh G. Fergus n, former common -councilman, eight months in the coun" ty jail and fine of $500. Dr W. H. We tier, former select councilman, six months in the county j jail and fine of $500. P. B. Kearns. former com moo coun? cilman*'four months in the county Jail and- fine c f $;.".e. Morris Einstein, former select coun? cilman, six months in jail and fine of it tit Employes Caught. Two years in the work hoise and lion fines were imposed ufxin Harry E. Muehlhronner and Charles Vever ka. by Judge .1 fd". Swea'ringen, today. Both were former employes <-f the Workinman's Savings ? Trust Com? pany and were charged with embez? zlement Althorgh not officially con? nected with the graft cases, these men were called before the grand Jury to testify and were called tor sen? tence at the same time today as the hankers and councilmen. FAVORS rVPL?USE ON CONVENTION FLOOR Baptists Put Down Effort to Make Change in B)-laWS. (By Awrlal.^ Pnnnl BALTIMORE. Ml). May 11.?The ares', r i>arf of the morning session of the Southern Baptist Convention was devoted to ihe (onsmerat ion of the report* of committees. These r<porlK presented the work and needs of the board to f<irtber enlarge Its work. The on vent ion voted to request t he churches to con? tribute tsnn.oon to the foreign mm sJssj board next year Mr. ?. H. El lett. of Richmond. Va celled aften lion in the fart ths' the board paid mo,-e ban llT.omi interest on borrow? ed mtoey bast year heiirne of the tardine*? of mission treasurers In forward Ins money and the convention sdopied a resolution requesting the . hari:,.? :,. make m.." hly remittance* to the board. Prraldeet F.'W lloeiwrtaht. of Rk-k ssond Colleae. Vs.. read e report oa the Baptist college* in the South showing the number of sue i Institu lions for ssen. to he seventeen, with permanent endowment of 12.12s.1ST ana nineteen ceaTsessse net women, with an en low ssen i ,,t $21 J.saa teilte a ripple of esriteaseni wss provoked by s s?o, .n es repeal tkei I section of the by law* of the conven lt*on wbb-b forbid* applause oa the [floor. Fir?i It ar?pearrw that the saw iton wae hue a division was called for. and )? appeared that the nwwton preveiled by s majority of tw> veers, m ? roilnc etrrngih of 1.SS4 Charte* A Henk erf the fsonth Carolina dele ga-loa. who was sBSBSBss to the awe r WKWK VA.? ?-UM DA wm = before the call was made there was a demand for the regular order, and the matter was left tu Im air. tin- hj laws rt tnaiulitg as the> have always Inen. ALL AGREE If STAND BY M PRESIDENT Conference is Held at White House Over Legislative . Program. (By Associated Prem ) WASHI.NOTCN, D. C. May 14.? \ derided step in the dlrecttoe of as? suring the adoption b] coagrssg af I ]?:a< ticaiiy all ol tue sdmlnistratioa I legislative |>r gram was lakea at the 'white House tonight. From Mit?! o'clock until long after niie o'eloek Irtrolaaal Taft discussed the situation ; with a huge majoiity of the wintern IRepobticaa aaaaaora and the of the I party leaders from eastern states. President Taft talked with great free dem ab tit the situation He said that he did not care about ctIUcJBBM of himself, but that he believed every thing possible should be done to (ire vent attacks upon the p n> In that connection he referred in? cidentally to the statement of Fpu erick M Kerby. the Interior it part I ment stenographer, who gave I tit a story today agalnct officials in con ! neetion with the preparation of the I Taft letter dismissing Glavis from the I government service. The President ? ie<! the instance to the sort j f attacks blng made against i the administration. He thought I that the alminlstrHtion sensa | tors should help . ut In dissipating the i effect of such attacks. Kverv nian preseni s .reefl to stand by the President. Certain amend ments to the railroad bill were agreed Opoa and throu-gh these it Is planned to get the support of some f the in? surgent Renubllcjna. This statement is regarded as very significant and looking to the avolUan. ?? of clashes betweea party factions wherever they ran be avoided. The railroad h?t*the anti-Injunc? tion measure, tja? pt-vehoi*'. bill, if ?possible and thf^Tlljhitc land with? drawal bills were agreed up n as a revised legislative state and all of the senators present pledged them? selves to vote for these measures. WIGKERSHAM WILL NOT FURNISH FACTS ! Attorney General Declines Request of House Anent Cotton Pool. (By Ass...-lated Prose j WASHINGTON. D. O., May 14.? Hei ?use a grand jury already is In? vestigating the alleged |>oo| in cot? ton. Attorney 0j neral Wickersham I today refused la furnish the house j with the facs in the possession of i the department of justice on which I the investigation was based. The at I torney genital voiced this declination in a reply la a house resolution call? ing on him for the facts, is not incni patible with the public interest as to the alleged vt dation of the Sherman anti trust law. by ix-rsons formnig an alleged illegal combination to afvance the price of cotton. Incidentally he advised the house that no investigation or inquiry has ! cyi r been begun by the I'nlted States I against any person ?bargrd ayth ?k> I iating that law by conspiring to a-i j vance wheat prices last May and j -luly. Mr. Wickersham says the cot I ion pmXt is being investigated with the: aid of a grand jury and the proceed; , ings arc n??fssari'y secret. jamestov^nTxhosition deb1s total $1,780.333. ?pcc>al Master Wiicos Files Report Showing Condition of the Company. my ?-- ..-M-d (Teas) NORFOLK VA May 14 Special Master J W.-stm?t? Wihos. In the Jamestown F.xi?. itlon litigation, to day filed his raaaSI In court, showing to?al debts against the ewapany at 11.7*0.-133 and the total book assets of ttjWJ 1*2 The value ?.f the real eataie. with t m pro vi meats, is placed at $1.enn.no? an.: with what other as sets that m> he realised upon those, there Is a |ioaelhill?y of sll ia dctttedness hems met escepi that to the government of something than p"?!.'!" P.ano Men Aajouro inv aaa sanaaM n ?. i RI'ilMOMi VA.. May 14 The1 National Pian ? Manufacturer* A* ?or ist IUI ad>>urt?ct, today, after com pbtine Ra PaaftM work and install) hag Its nc? <-ffic-?rs. elected yrs't r Nearlv al' "f its member, sre re assastag over for the tea torn Inn of the Me-.'?oal Plasm DeaP-r? and Na (tonal Plan* Travelers AaeormtMns to he held here eel .. ma i 15. ismo PRESIDENT DENIES CHARGpESOF KERRY Taft Says He Dictated His Own Letter Exonerating Baliinger. AFFIXED SIGNATURE TO THOUGHTS OF ANOTHER Stenographer in Office of Secretary cf Infrinr Make, Public How Heat, of Department Was Whitewashed of Accusations Made by L P. Glavla? White House Statement. Itly AUSSSSBWAsd fYSSSV) U ASIIIMIKIN. H C. May M ? j Oscar trawler, assistant attorney gen? eral for the Interior, of whhh Mr ' llallingcr is the head, did In fact jprepare a draft of a Idler addressed I in Secretary Ballingcr. and I" itsCS I form and phrase that It might have ) heen ado|ited verbatim and signed by the President as Mr Taft s exonera? tion ,f the secretaiy of the charges [of I.. It Clavls. and aulhori/ing the j dismissal of Cial is from his |>osiCnn of BaacM agent of the inferior dcparl m 111. This draft by Mr. Lawler was de llvered this afternoon to the Halllh m*t -"I'lnchot committee and ordered spread up ii the records of the Inves? tigation. Adopted Two Paragraphs. Careful comparison of the Fat w lc r draft, with the letter of the Prsidetit, shows that Mr Taft did in Tact adopt practically verbatim In two short paragraph.- of Mr. trawler's language. The substance if the two doc rSMfatl is otherwise widely dissimilar. Tin- thing came to a bead this af? ternoon in the publication of a state? ment attributed to Frederick M Ker by. one of the stenographers in the office of Secretary- Ballinger, in which Kerby related at length the clreum ezsaoas under which he alleged the f a a let draft to have been firepared. Kerby asserted further that all of the preliminary drafts used ill the preparation :ii the letter were hurned in a grate in the interior department at the seajSjeSti n and under the su? pervision of Don. M Car, Mr. Ballin per's private secretary. Prepared by Ballinger. Kerby drew the inference that the Unrest letter had been adopted by the President, esse.itialry as his own. Mr. Ballinger and his legal adviser had. there/ore. virtually prepared the exoneration which Mr. Taft had is? sued over his own signature. Alnioft simultaneously with the publication of the Kerby statement. Attorney Ocneral Wickersham sent to the Ballinger Pinch t investigation committee, then in session, a copy of the Lawalaf draft, accompanied by a letter to Chairman Nelson, in which Mr Wickersham declared that the document had been overlook -d in sending the j?a|K rs reouisioned by the Icomnrttee at the behest of Attorney Brendels. The foil wing statement was given cut ?t the White House late this af? ternoon : W^ite House Statement. ' With reference to the published affidavit of F M K> rtn I stenograph? er in the office of the secretary of in? terior to the effect that the President'* j'etter of Septmber 1W, exonerat? ing Secretary Bellinger, was sub? stantially prepared f r the Prudent* signature by Assistant Attorney Oen ersl ljiw!er. it was said at the White House today, that there is absolutely no foundation for iny such statement The President dl? tat d his letter per "onelly as the result of his own in? vestigation of the records and fin 'vidcraPnn f documents and paper* in Ibis possession at the time and upon the report to him ?.f the attorney gen eral - Letters Differ If w?s further i*:intd out. both at the While House and b, Attorney General Wickersham himself, that a eomnerleon of the f.awler draft and the President's leite, w ,)d show that I the Inference* nf the Kerby state men! were unwarranted Attorney Oner > I WVkershsm de Msred that jt was quite ohvioos that leeler did not pr. pare the tetter ?igne?| hv President Taff ' There is f,ntv one dense which in a measure ,be president adopted. " said Mr Wickersham "WTtet Mr Mwler preparrd was what misrbt be t'-rrried s *esaree?ed ft.rm of letter which the President cotild safopf If be *a? St a practice of everv dav nrrnrrrnr* *n the eveewttve depart menti- of ?be frurrnmint '' Roosevelt Leaves for LoneWe Wt Ssanrfatea) f?i ? ? > UKRI IN. Mav II Ft President RonscvHt's vkt'f f Berlin will end .nmorrow moraine whee he wlH lesve a? If in B*efaat for I noon II was eipected that Colonel It wonbj u pauk? Mor clou Ugh dvc a r rdlal we'come BdPa. but UM marked attentions |>aul hm? l?y the cinpetcr. particularly Iii?- aimy tiutneoin res. ?i ranged n Ins honor, have been the subject or nun Ii volle raciit In view i>( the d.'HtIi of Klag M waid and the mounting of the court. DIES IN SAN FRANCISCO. Prominent Richmond Lawyer Suc? cumbs ?o Acute Bright*' Disease. RICHMOND. VA.. May KV Heath ame suddenly and unexpectedly to Charles l'Ii)iilimrt Williame. Tu PaBfl old. of this city. In the Palace hotel in .San Francisco. Cel.. yesterday. He was In San Francisco on business Ills death was due to acute Ilrlght's disease. < Mr. Williams had been in good health and while he was away from MMN his letters and telegrams gave no intimation of lilni ss. His death therefore, conies as a great shock tu hia family, relatives and friends. He had membership In the city. State and American Mar Associations T. P. A. CONVENTION ADJOURNS. Knights of the Grip Elect R. W Price President, illy a?- ? ?? ' Press.) STAl'NTON. VA.. May 14?The tiiiietcnth annual convention of the Virginia ttvM ti of the Trsvlern' Pn te. tlve Assrcialion whieh met here with BM delcgute.s, adjourned this evening after electing R. W. Price, of Petersburg, pn sldent, and choi -ing Danville us the next meet lug place. H. L. Harwood. of Hb h j mend, was re-elected secretarydreas urer. A loving cup was presided to Mr. II irwood bv Ins fellow lravelers Virginia Wins Track Meet. IPV ?Ft.>'l>|H1 IT?? ) CIIAItl.oTTKSVII.I.K VA., May 14. Virginia won the annual track meet with Johns llopk'ns today by slxty | five isilnts t- thirty-nine. Stanton, of Virginia, won the inn yard dash in MM seconds Hat, covered the 220 yard wash in JL' .'i seconds, and made his j debut in low hurdles, winning In 2-5 second*. VIRGINIA BEACH WINS [Controversy Over State Camp Site Comes to End. NURF?LKS?FcErTACCEPlED Conference in Office of Governor Mann Between Military Directors and Committee Settles Matter of Place for Holding Encampments. |S|?'<UI to Dally Press.) RICHMOND. VA.. May 14.-The controversy regarding the site for .be State camp, which has b?-en on for some time |?ast. was finally set? tled tonicht al a conference held in ihe governor's office, at the capitol. r.rtween the State military directors r.nd a i-ommlttee from Norfolk. The committee offered the State the deed fir the site at Virginia Reach, which, after discussion, was M i' -d by the directors without dis .--eni and will be the future place of <n<ampmtnt for ail mtlltarv ramps in Virginia. The members of the hoard, consist ing of Governor W. H Mann. Artjn tant General W. W Sale. Inapertor Ceneral Jo Ijinc Stern, Secretary of Commonwealth II. O. James and llrlaade Commander C C. Vaughan. were all present. The Norfolk committee was rom ;itsed of Dr. Soulhcate Leigh, liar vey M. Dickson and F. T. Lamb, the latter being president of the Norfolk snj Southern Railway. REPUBLICANS^VVILL JOIN WING OF DEMOCRATS Independent Judicial Ticket Will be Outcome pf Dissatisfaction m Tennesree. (Rv Associate* Press.) WASHINGTON. I? C May 14.? \ leaders of the Republican party Tennessee he1.; \ r. m ?? ai i h? White House today ami prarttcatly d.rwted not to put a ; .d-cta! ticket in the held m the cm in* elections, but 'o join the anil Pa.lerson lietwocrats in the support of in independent ?l< set .- ;. . h. ,.a- I..- ing >f . ..p.e.ol Ihm 'an R Cooper, who was convicted of the ?nr-1er <.f former Senator Car ma. k. there has mem - fca the D the attitaoe of the BepakRiam. Mi sen j or? ?a? s matter of grea? tre-ewn' Nme Injured m Ip/rwcA. ??* A??.!' BMMI Press, i WHTIITA KASHAS. May 14 ? Nine petstipa were Injared when Kan -*? Ctv. Men ten * Orient passenger trsta No j was wreHhd tedhay near j Milton. Kansav thlr*v miles snath west of here The layer? were iahe? to a hotel is Milton, where -?ay>Pieae i THE WEATHER, air, continued cool Sunday; iday Increasing cloudiness dy snd slightly warmer; t north to northeast winds. I'KU'K TWO UKNTb SEATS AI FUNERAL BRING HIGH PRICES Great Preparations Being Made for the Obsequies of King Edward. CHEAPES1 PLACE ALONG LINE OF MARCH IS $25 Artillery Horses Ars Givrn Re? hearsals in Streets in Order to Avoid Any Mishap on Next Friday ?Thirty Thousand Soldiers Will be in London for the Imposing Event. Illy Associated ITci" ! I MINOON. May 14 The whole court I end nil Umil in are absorbed in lh? preparations for the funeral of Klug I Kdward. which will be the most Im ! (Mixing rereuionlal Great Britain's capital has ever witnessed. Thlrtv thousand soldiers will tie brought trom Aldershot and other military : camps to line the streets on Friday. ! when the procession passes. The soldiers will bivouac In Ihn j parks and streets. The city will have , the spoaranco of an invested town ! for two days. Some of the soldiers jwlll sleep In tents in the parks, while the remainder will lie down beside their guns in the streets. Thousands Will View Coffin. It is said that seven hundred thous ai i people will pass through West minister Hall to look upon the coffin, harriers are being built by means of which ttie people will be initiated through In four lines at the rate of is.iiiiii an hour. Th > body of the late king will not be exposed to view. The mourners will see only the coffin, with the official regala and heaps of flowers. The flowers alone, contributed by organisations and Individuals, will re present many thousands (J dollars KT'' value. The most elaborate wreath hss been sent from V? indsor, consisting ol costly white flowers, interwoven with purple, which Is the royal mourn Ing color. The wreaths contributed by private Individuals numbering thousands will be hung on posts Ip the streets. Horses Rehearsing. ?* The artillery horses, with gun car? riage, were rehearsing today through the streets along the line of march, so as to avoid the possibility of a mishap on Friday. Fabulous (trices are being asked for seats in the stands along the line. 12". being the lowest sum at which It is possible to get a place King George being so closely identi? fied with the navy, the navnl sssBfeV gents will lake a prominent part In in-- ceremonies. Blue jackets will I draw the gun carriage to Windsor. JURY FAILS TO AGREE IN HYDE MURDER CASE Twelve Men Sent to Hotel For Night and Will Again Deliberate in Court Today. (Ity AnsurUied Prelis V ? KANSAS CITY. MO.. May 14 ? Having failed to reach a verdict at 11:1? o'clock tonight the Or. Hyde I murder jury was sent to Iis hotel by '.lodge Ralph S. Latsbaw. 1 he Jury will be returned to Its room in the criminal .-ourf building ?omorrow morning at 9 o'clock. If. however, the jurymen can arrive at a verdict at the hotel they have the court's pormlseion to do so. By law a verdict may be given oa Sunday. Judge i^tishaw said tonight thai In case of an agreement belog rear hed tomorrow he would tea? med lately reae ibe verdict in opes < ourt. MONEY FOR REBUILDING THIMBLE LIGHTHOUSE Secretary MscVeee* Put? toOJfOO Item In General Denc*eocy Estimat: lf?V AjeswkateS ff I WAJWINKTON. P C. May 14 ? A erg the genera! eefVletwy eefj ssatem seat SB usaaiiea today by See retary MeeWach was aa Hess of l?s> nee for the TVoihle Shoal. Virginia light ?4aii m. This*We ?bne! Ilejjlheeea. between Old pMet sod Cape Charles, wse 4hV sirovew last raveeaber The orbooa* er Metro* Beater cotlM* With She Issarassss. esaf %t? ??arwad frees ea in rtrrnol stove did the reex. Saasas fs-eensher s tentorrar? Ifght aa Ms* i steel tonnest ton rf the be ess eats* warned eisrta*Ts ef the peaesace ss [the ehnels